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wide

 (wīd)
adj. wid·er, wid·est
1.
a. Having a specified extent from side to side: a ribbon two inches wide.
b. Extending over a great distance from side to side; broad: a wide road; a wide necktie.
2. Having great extent or range; including much or many: a wide selection; granting wide powers; wide variations.
3. Fully open or extended: look with wide eyes.
4.
a. To the side of or at a distance from a given boundary, limit, or goal: a shot that was wide of the target.
b. Baseball Outside.
c. Sports Being toward or near one of the side boundaries of a playing area, such as a sideline on a football field.
5. Deviating or straying from something expected or specified: a remark that was wide of the truth.
6. Linguistics Lax.
adv. wider, widest
1. Over a great distance; extensively: traveled far and wide.
2. To the full extent; completely.
3. To the side of or at a distance from a given boundary, limit, or goal.
4. Sports Toward or near one of the sides of a playing area: ran wide to catch a pass.
n. Sports
A ball bowled outside of the batsman's reach, counting as a run for the batting team in cricket.

[Middle English, from Old English wīd; see wi- in Indo-European roots.]

wide′ly adv.
wide′ness n.
wid′ish adj.

wid•ish

(ˈwaɪ dɪʃ)

adj.
rather wide; tending to be wide.
[1770–80]
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